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Community Education / Community Use
Walkerton District Community School
1320 Yonge St., Box 1510, Walkerton, ON

Beginner Driver Education
Walkerton District Community School
2018 - 2019
Instruction provided by: Blue Water Driving Academy


  • A comprehensive program approved by the Ministry of Transportation
  • Interactive classroom instruction - 20 hours
  • Behind the wheel instruction - minimum of 10 hours
  • Independent learning or homework component - minimum of 10 hours
  • Ministry of Transportation certified Instructors
  • Excellent student success rates

DID YOU KNOW..........

Upon successful completion of our program, graduates may become eligible for auto insurance discounts and can book their G2 road test 4 months earlier!!




2018 - 2019 COURSE DATES

 Walkerton District Community School

WDCS—Room # 106

Session #1(@ JDS)
Room - Career Centre
November 3 - 24, 2018
(November 3, 10, 17 & 24)

9:00am - 3:00pm

4 Classes
Session #1
April 16, 2019 - May 9, 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(April 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, May 2, 7 &9)

3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes


Mail forms to:  
                     Bluewater District School Board  
                     Attn:  Driver Education
                     PO Box 190 - 351 1st Ave N
                     Chesley ON  N0G 1L0


 fax:      519-370-2974
Registration sessions will be held in school prior to course start dates.  Students should listen to announcements for dates and times.  Please ensure both Student and Parent/Guardian signatures have been completed on both forms.

What happens on a Snow Day? ~ If buses are cancelled so will the in-class portion of Beginner Driver Education for that day.  Students are to show up to the next scheduled class at which point their instructor will notify them when the make-up class will take place.

Community School Membership Fees (CSMF)
Recreation groups and community organizations under a volunteer leader may use facilities regularly.
For more information contact:   
        Kris Klages
        519-363-2014, Ext 2007

Youth Basketball
For more information or to register contact:
        Dan Rourke
        519-881-1780 x 529
Time: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm
Start date: September 21, 2017 to June 21, 2018
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario


Recreational Badminton
Racquet and shoes required. Beginners welcome. Get your exercise and have fun.
For more information contact:
        Cathy Cormack
Time: Tuesdays 7-9pm
Start date: October 10, 2017 to May 1, 2018
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario, Adult CSMF $35, Association Fee $15 (covers cost of birds)


Saugeen Futsal League
Co-ed recreational indoor soccer, ages high school and up.
For more information and to register contact:
        Jeff Roberts
Time: Mondays 6:30-10:00pm Thursdays 8:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Start Date: October 2/5, 2017 to March26/29, 2018
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario, Adult CSMF $35


Bold Torches
A FUN - FILLED after school program, where your child  will play games, interact with other students, sing and dance and learn life principles. The lessons will be taught through object lessons, stories, Bible events, and other current events of the world.
All elementary students are welcome!!! 
For more information or to register contact:
        Maria Carter
Time: Thursdays 3:25-5:15pm
Start date: TBA
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario
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1st Walkerton Scouts and Cubs
Cubs and Scouts meetings with programs, games, and activities.
For more information contact:
        Tina Klerks
Time: Tuesdays 6:30-9pm
Start Date: TBA
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario. Association fees may apply.


Programs are also offered in partnership with the Municipality of Brockton.  For details on these programs, please click here.

Midwestern Ontario Rotary Music Festival
An opportunity for performers to share their musical talent and gifts of self expression. It is an opportunity for all to enjoy so many musical art forms - soloists in all disciplines: school and community choirs, bands, musical theater, drama monolog, Shakespeare, piano duos, handbells, pipe organ, dance and so much more. The festival ends with the Highlights concert on April 30th.
For more information please contact:
           Dianne Waram
Time: TBA
Dates: April 18 and 19, 2018.  Highlights concert April 28, 2018


Gutsy Walk For Crohn's and Colitis
Annual Gutsy Walk for Crohn's & Colitis.
For more information please contact:
       Nancy O'Halloran
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018

If you are interested in sharing a hobby or skill, or know someone who is, please contact:
Kris Klages at 1-800-661-7509 ext 2007

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